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Table 2 Babesiosis clinical signs and determination

From: Early Babesia canis transmission in dogs within 24 h and 8 h of infestation with infected pre-activated male Dermacentor reticulatus ticks

Experiment Group Animal Body temperature (°C, min-max) Days with temperature > 39.4 °C Positive blood smear (day) Positive IFA (day) Positive PCR (day)
1 3 5BBA23 38.1–40.1 5 5 28 5
   5D39FA 38.0–39.3 None 6 42 6
   E181CA 37.4–38.9 None 6 28 6
  4 5E0CAF 37.8–39.9 5, 23 5 28 5
   CC1369 37.3–38.6 None 6 35, 42 6
   EA19B5 37.5–38.6 None 6 28 6
2 3 2851BE 38.0–38.7 None
   5C81F4 37.2–39.1 None 7 14, 21, 28 7
   697FD6 38.9–39.6 5, 19, 26
  4 1FBF12 37.8–38.6 None 7 14, 21, 28 7
   5BF6DC 37.8–38.4 None
   B2CA65 38.3–38.9 None 7 14, 21, 28 7